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Justgothired in Burke, Virginia

Updated 7 days ago

Where do I start? - 91 Replies

I've been a massage therapist for over a decade and am wanting to supplement my income with medical coding/billing. Where do I start? Is there a...

TippM in Pompano Beach, Florida

Updated 8 days ago

need advice please - RHIT exam - 2012 Replies

I graduated from college in 2005 in health information technology and due to family problems, I had to put aside taking the RHIT exam. Now, 2 1/2...

Yoli1016 in Killeen, Texas

Updated 11 days ago

ccs examination - 1202 Replies

How can I successfully pass CCS exam without having any experience in coding? Will studying on my own bring any success?

AO in Houston, Texas

Updated 13 days ago


I graduated 4 years ago and I just found the importance in getting my RHIA.I took the exam already a did not pass. Im not sure what I can do to pass...

taycojeanmichelle in Makati, Philippines

Updated 24 days ago

Need a job? we are in need of QA's, Medical Coders and ICD 10 Auditors - 2 Replies

Requirements: • Graduate of any Allied Degree Course • Should be a Certified Coder or has the following Certification: CCS, RHIA, RHIT, CCP, CCA...

jojo in Everett, Washington

Updated 25 days ago

CCA exam - 1668 Replies

I am scheduled to take my CCA exam from AHIMA in two weeks. If anyone has taken this certification or any similiar certifications, Can you please...

Sayed in Arlington, Virginia

Updated 1 month ago

Medical coders, do you enjoy your job? - 80 Replies

I am thinking about looking into being a medical coder or a health information specialist. I've been on these forums for a couple of days now and it...

Nyrshea in Morrow, Georgia

Updated 1 month ago

Do I need my RHIT credentials in order to get a job in medical billing - 46 Replies

I graduated almost 3 years ago with an Assoiate in Health Information Technology but have still not taken the RHIT exam. I am still looking for work...

LeAnn in Columbus, Nebraska

Updated 1 month ago

Are there practice tests available for AHIMA Certification tests? - 6 Replies

I'm just finishing up a Medical Coding Certificate program and am wondering, are there any practice exams you can take to see how you would do on the...

BillTheSlink in Cincinnati, Ohio

Updated 1 month ago

Medical Coding Career Outlook... good or bad? - 3 Replies

I am considering taking a billing and coding program but after a little bit of research, I'm concerned that it is going to be very difficult to...

dorothy_ in Wheaton, Illinois

Updated 1 month ago

Need advice on medical billing/coding career - 155 Replies

1. I'm 50+ yrs old and virtually no medical background - does it make sense for me to even begin training for medical billing/coding? (would...

dorothy_ in Wheaton, Illinois

Updated 1 month ago

Recommendations for self-study in coding? - 25 Replies

I am a former physician assistant (12 years ago) looking to re-enter the work world in medical coding. I would very much appreciate advice from those...

Jmc cpc in California

Updated 1 month ago

Advice from RN medical coders - 42 Replies

I am thinking of taking a medical coding course and have spent weeks reading various coding forums. The consensus of opinion is that even if you are...

Ripped off!! in Bakersfield, California

Updated 1 month ago

Does anyone here have tried online CPC course? - 2 Replies

They are listed in APPC's website as a Medical Coding Training Course provider. So far they have the lowest charge of an online CPC course for $799....

allyson in Evansville, Indiana

Updated 1 month ago

Review of CCA Test Prep exam from - 4 Replies

I am studying right now for the CCA and purchased 10 practice tests from I subsequently also purchased the AHIMA test prep book. The...

lilly in Long Beach, California

Updated 1 month ago

Just passed my ccs certification. Now what? - 39 Replies

Hi i just recently passed my ccs exam and now im a little bit lost on how to start and what to do to get my first coding job. Ive been job hunting...

Steven Rogers in Kansas City, Missouri

Updated 1 month ago

ICD-10 CM Assessment - 3 Replies

Did you know that if you don't have the ICD-10 CM assessment passed by December 31 2015 you will loose your (AAPC) certification? I just learned this...

lakeyanelson in Richmond, Virginia

Updated 1 month ago

Already have a college degree. But getting Coding Certificate. What does that make me? - 29 Replies

Hello All! I am a college graduate, I have a Bachlor's of English. I'm currently in AHIMA's online Coding Basics Certificate Program. So my...

Mehul in Yorba Linda, California

Updated 1 month ago

Inpatient Coding - 1 Reply

24. Use the CPT, ICD-9-CM, and ICD-10-CM manual to assign the appropriate procedure, modifier, and diagnoses codes to the following case...

Mehul in Yorba Linda, California

Updated 1 month ago


Please keep this thread limited to INPATIENT coding questions and answers. Thanks!

Mehul in Yorba Linda, California

Coding help

Use the CPT, ICD-9-CM, and ICD-10-CM Manuals to assign the appropriate Home Service visit and diagnoses codes to the following case...

Mehul in Yorba Linda, California

CPT and HCPCS codes need help

35. Use the CPT and HCPCS manual to assign the appropriate Emergency Department visit and procedure codes to the following case scenario. A...

Seemaab in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 1 month ago

B.S. in HIM and RHIA Certifiication but can't get a job - 32 Replies

Hello, I have a degree in HIM and my RHIA certification. However, every job is requiring 2-3 year experience in medical coding. I need tips on how...

MedicalCoder in Chesapeake, Virginia

Updated 1 month ago

Is it possible to sit for the CPC exam without an formal training??? - 2 Replies

I am a nurse and was a medical underwriter. I want to take my CPC to get ahead in the insurance world but I can't afford it right now. Can I...

MedicalCoder in Chesapeake, Virginia

Updated 1 month ago

Medical Coders Position - 1 Reply

What does a position like medical billing and coding entails of because I am trying to get a job doing that. I have a certificate in Medical...

MedicalCoder in Chesapeake, Virginia

Updated 1 month ago

Took the CCS P exam today and failed by just 1 point!!!! - 12 Replies

I am so upset and disappointed. I have no work experience. This is my first try. Should I reatke this exam or take CCA?

Coder1 in North Jackson, Ohio

Updated 1 month ago

CCS exam - 3 Replies

From my networking I have found that I can take my CCS instead of my CCA being that I have 2.5 years of coding experience and have a degree in...

MedicalCoder in Chesapeake, Virginia

Updated 1 month ago

Schooling - 3 Replies

So I have done some investigating on school for coding. I really like career steps program. A local school here, Goodwin College also has a program...

MedicalCoder in Chesapeake, Virginia

Updated 1 month ago

CPC Blitz Videos - 2 Replies

Has anyone used the Blitz videos before taking their CPC exam? What did you think? They are expensive. Is it worth it and if yes,...

JWS in Atlantic City, New Jersey

Updated 1 month ago

Need Advice Regarding RHIT/RHIA Education - 360 Replies

My goal is to return to work after being a stay at home mom. I am 50 something and my husband of 25 years wants a divorce. I reside in a NYC suburb....

aan idk in topeka, Kansas

Updated 1 month ago

Health Information Management or Information Science? - 2 Replies

Hi, I got my BS degree in Environmental Health. I'm very interested in Health Informatics, but I don't have experience neither in healthcare nor IT...

OldCrone in Eaton, Ohio

Updated 1 month ago

Regional medical billing and coding vs AHIMA?? - 1 Reply

I'm so confused . I hear AHIMA accredited schools are the ones you should go for but there are also regional and aren't regional ones better or...?

OldCrone in Eaton, Ohio

Updated 1 month ago


--You took an online coding course NOT approved by AHIMA --You're a biller or RN who has seen codes but never took an HIT course --You took a...

OldCrone in Eaton, Ohio

Updated 1 month ago

Medical Coding Salary - 3 Replies

Hi there I would like to know from people who are actively medical coding especially remote what is the average coding salary ? For those with less...

tamika in Hyattsville, Maryland

Updated 2 months ago

Getting your foot in the door...suggestions? - 19 Replies

Okay, this is for all of you "experienced" medical coders. I've been looking at the thread on on getting an entry job. Every job that...

dorothy_ in Wheaton, Illinois

Updated 2 months ago

Questions on AHIMA Coding Basics Program - 42 Replies

Need advice on AHIMA Coding Basics Program trying to decide where to start.

Jfraska in Glastonbury, Connecticut

What did/do you do for work?

Just wondering what those of you did for work while going thru edu and getting the exam. Did you do work related or in the healthcare field? Or just...

Dawn in Hollywood, Florida

Updated 2 months ago

The Andrews School - Medical Coding - 11 Replies

I'd like to hear from students of this online program for medical coding. They are not accredited by AHIMA but claim they prepare you for their CCS...

Stacy, Richmond, VA

Updated 2 months ago

medical assistant vs medical coding & billing - 8 Replies

which one pays more? which one has a lower stress level? which one has a better job outlook? I have considered becoming an RN but it seems like a...

Ali in Moorhead, Minnesota

Updated 2 months ago

No job for a new medical coder, because I don't have 2 years experience. - 60 Replies

The Catch-22, no experience, no job. How can I get the experience? RHIT CCS Will it do me any good to get these, or should I give up?

jessie 0 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Updated 2 months ago

Inpatient Coding - 26 Replies

I passed my CCS-P coding test. I feel like I have a good grasp on outpatient coding but I don't really have it down pat what to do with the...

BC Advantage in Simpsonville, South Carolina

Revenue Cycle Management in Coding

Every practice should be run like a business, from the moment the patient makes an appointment to the moment the claim is processed and paid to the...

BC Advantage in Simpsonville, South Carolina

Medical Coder Salaries on the Rise

Salaries for certified medical coding professionals increased an average of 8.4 percent in 2014. The figure was released in an annual salary survey...

BC Advantage in Simpsonville, South Carolina

G0402: Medicare Preventive Visit

Medicare covers a one-time Initial Preventive Physical Examination (IPPE), also referred to as the "Welcome to Medicare" visit. IPPE is a unique...

BC Advantage in Simpsonville, South Carolina

NEW Article: 5 keys to critical care coding

Critical care is the most highly compensated E/M service, but it's also the most highly scrutinized by payers. Under the relative value unit (RVU)...

MedicalCoder in Chesapeake, Virginia

Updated 2 months ago

Medical Coding certificate at home - 9 Replies

I want to return to the work force when my youngest starts 1st grade next year. Looking into medical coding. How long do one of these online courses...

Jennifer Andrews in Raleigh, North Carolina

Updated 2 months ago

RHIA or RHIT willing to interview? - 8 Replies

Hi. I'm a current HIT student and have a report due. Would anyone with a RHIA or RHIT credential be will to let me interview them?

Yoli1016 in Killeen, Texas

Medical Coding Tutor needed!

Hello, I'm taking the medical coding class online. I live in Killeen, Tx and was wondering if there is someone in my area willing to tutor me for...

MedicalCoder in Chesapeake, Virginia

Updated 3 months ago

Online accredited schools: yay or nay? - 2 Replies

I'm looking into career step but I have a community college nearby . From my understanding the community college does not help you find a job but...

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